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Rent-A-Center Donates To Boys & Girls Clubs Of Hawaii »

August 29, 2014 at 7:29AM PDT | Source: Rent-A-Center

HONOLULU - (BUSINESS WIRE) - August 23, 2014 - Rent-A-Center, Inc. (NASDAQ/NGS: RCII) today donated computer equipment and software, including nine Lenovo all-in-one computers and a high-tech multimedia computer, to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hawaii (BGCH). The Charles C. Spalding Clubhouse is one of four across the nation sharing a total of $100,000 worth of Rent-A-Center funding for the development of "Tech Centers," aimed at providing Club youth the latest in available technology.
"The Rent-A-Center Tech Center at the Spalding Clubhouse will tremendously elevate the quality of our teen programs," said Natalie Pawluk, Clubhouse director. "Additionally, our staff will have an increased ability to monitor the use of the computers and ensure the safety of all teens as media consumers at the Club...

GAP Launches Bold New Films, Directed By David Fincher, As Part Of Its Global 'Dress Normal' Campaign »

August 29, 2014 at 7:18AM PDT | Source: Gap Inc

Dress Normal celebrates individuality and authenticity of personal style.
NEW YORK, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gap, the iconic American clothing brand, revealed a series of films that will air on TV, in cinema, in stores and online, created by Academy Award-nominated director David Fincher (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, The Social Network, Fight Club and the much anticipated Gone Girl). The four new commercials - Kiss, Drive, Golf and Stairs - mark Gap's return to television.
Fincher's inspiration and cinematic touch is clearly apparent, with a creative treatment that sets them apart from Gap's previous TV campaigns. The four films were created with Wieden+Kennedy New York as part of Gap's new campaign, Dress Normal.
"We want these films to get people talking...

SuperShuttle Now Serving Amsterdam »

August 29, 2014 at 7:10AM PDT | Source: SuperShuttle

PHOENIX - August 8, 2014 - SuperShuttle is now providing service in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Amsterdam Airport Schiphol NL(AMS) is SuperShuttle and ExecuCar's fifth European airport service area.
To book your ride, visit SuperShuttle.com and select Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as your destination, or download our mobile app to make your advance reservations on the go. In Amsterdam, SuperShuttle vehicles operate under the name: Connexxion Schiphol Hotel Shuttle.
SuperShuttle also allows customers to earn airline points and miles on participating carriers including; Delta Air Lines SkyMiles®, Frontier Airlines EarlyReturns®, Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards®, United Airlines MileagePlus® and US Airways Dividend Miles® programs when booking reservations online or via mobile apps...

101 Mobility Of Virginia Beach Names New Branch Manager »

August 29, 2014 at 6:58AM PDT | Source: 101 Mobility

August 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Mike McGrath is the new branch manager of 101 Mobility of Virginia Beach.
101 Mobility of Virginia Beach is a local retailer, installer, and maintenance service provider for mobility and accessibility products such as wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, patient lifts, auto lifts, and more, according to a news release. The new fully rounded team is busy ramping up a fresh sales strategy to better serve the Virginia Beach area and surrounding neighborhoods.
McGrath brings several decades of experience in the elevator industry. He has worked in Massachusetts, South Africa and most recently he has been working in the Chesapeake.
He has already hit the ground running with a recent project he worked on for the Caudill family of Yorktown...

Red Robin Inspires Seattle Seahawks Offense With Tavern Double Tuesday »

August 29, 2014 at 5:27AM PDT | Source: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

The Gourmet Burger Authority™ Partners with Seattle Seahawks to Kick Off Football Season so Fans can Score Tasty Rewards
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin) is ready for some football! This season, the Gourmet Burger Authority™ offers Seattle Seahawks fans the chance to reap the benefits of their team's on-field successes. Whenever the Seahawks trigger a Tavern Double Tuesday promotion, Red Robin® restaurants will serve up a FREE* Red's Tavern Double™ burger with Bottomless Steak Fries® with the purchase of two beverages and a burger, entree or entree salad. A Tavern Double Tuesday will be activated at all Washington and Oregon Red Robin restaurants on Tuesdays following any Seattle Seahawks game in which the team scores a touchdown from inside the red zone...

Christian Brothers Automotive Opens New Location In Knoxville »

August 29, 2014 at 5:18AM PDT | Source: Christian Brothers Automotive

Trusted Automotive Repair Brand Offers Quality and Convenience
August 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // Knoxville, TN - Christian Brothers Automotive, the automotive repair shop creating a positive "culture shock" in town with its commitment to honesty and integrity, opened a new location this week situated at 10406 Kingston Pike in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Located on Kingston Pike between Pellissippi Parkway and the Costco on Lovell Road, the nearly 5,000 square-foot location includes nine service bays, as well as an upscale lobby with home-charm décor that features leather couches, decorative lighting, artwork and hardwood floors. Christian Brothers also offers a new courtesy shuttle vehicle to transport clients to and from work or home while their vehicles are being serviced...

CPR Cell Phone Repair Opens New Franchise Store In Plymouth, MN »

August 29, 2014 at 5:00AM PDT | Source: CPR Cell Phone Repair

Independence, OH - August 28, 2014 - (PR.com) - CPR Cell Phone Repair, the fastest growing wireless technology franchise network in North America, is pleased to announce the opening of a new store located in Plymouth, MN. CPR Cell Phone Repair congratulates Murray Death on the recent opening of his Plymouth store located in the Greater Minneapolis Area.
Murray Death joins the CPR franchise network with over 30 years of sales and marketing experience. Death contributed his senior sales leadership to manufacturing and distribution companies including Honeywell; Turck, Inc.; and FasTest, Inc. Death and his family are long-term residents of the Plymouth/Wayzata area and are actively involved in the community. He is a member of BNI Plymouth, a professional business organization...

PrideStaff Expands With New Staffing And Employment Agency In Charlotte, NC »

August 29, 2014 at 4:50AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

August 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // PrideStaff, a national staffing organization, is pleased to announce the opening of a new staffing and employment agency in Charlotte, NC. The new office will offer a full range of staffing and employment services in a variety of professional and light industrial disciplines serving the Charlotte Southeast area.
"After more than 20 years in corporate marketing positions in very large companies, I'm excited at the change to help the local community," said Denis Pringle, Owner and Strategic-Partner of the Charlotte Southeast PrideStaff office. "Solving problems can be challenging and it's something I enjoy tackling. Owning a PrideStaff office allows me to help both businesses and professionals solve challenges and succeed...

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint Defies The Calendar And Celebrates National Panini Month »

August 29, 2014 at 4:16AM PDT | Source: Uncle Maddio's

When Warm, Toasted Sandwiches Should Be Enjoyed
Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint Is More Than Just Pizza, Celebrating The Panini Sandwich This Fall
August 29, 2014 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA - While the calendar says August is National Panini Month, Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint prefers to feature hot, toasted, sandwiches with fresh, melted cheeses, meats, and veggies when the weather starts to cool down. Uncle Maddio's is crazy like that. Just in time for fall, the original, and fastest growing, create-your-own premium fast casual pizza franchise is celebrating the never-forgotten pizza sidekick with our new limited-time offer expanded Panini menu.
"If you love our pizzas - and you know you do - then it's time now to be bold and come in to taste an Uncle Maddio's Toasted Panini sandwich," says Founder and Chief Pizza Maker Matt Andrew, Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint...

Red Robin Cheers On Arizona Cardinals' Defense With Tavern Double Tuesday »

August 28, 2014 at 7:15AM PDT | Source: Red Robin Gourmet Burgers

The Gourmet Burger Authority™ Partners with Arizona Cardinals to Kick Off Football Season so Fans can Score Tasty Rewards
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. (Red Robin) is ready for some football! This season, the Gourmet Burger Authority™ offers Arizona Cardinals fans the chance to reap the benefits of their team's on-field successes. Whenever the Cardinals trigger a Tavern Double Tuesday promotion, Red Robin® restaurants will serve up a FREE* Red's Tavern Double™ burger with Bottomless Steak Fries® with the purchase of two beverages and a burger, entree or entree salad. A Tavern Double Tuesday will be activated at all Arizona Red Robin restaurants on Tuesdays following any Arizona Cardinals game in which the team records two or more sacks...

Fantastic Fest Celebrates 10 Years Of Chaos And Destruction With A Gala Red Carpet Screening Of "John Wick" With Keanu Reeves »

August 28, 2014 at 6:16AM PDT | Source: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

U.S. Premiere Of "Nightcrawler" As Closing Night Film & Fantastic Debates Challenge From Bittorent
Second Wave of Programming for the Festival's 10th Anniversary and the Grand Reopening of Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar and The Highball September 18-25th, 2014 - Austin, Texas
August 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // Austin, TX - Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Fantastic Fest is excited to announce the second wave of events, special guests and film programming. Fantastic Fest 2014 takes place September 18-25th in Austin, Texas at the newly reopened Alamo South Lamar and Highball.
Get ready to be blown away by Lionsgate's latest action-packed thriller, John Wick starring Keanu Reeves, with a red carpet gala screening with Reeves and directors David Leitch and Chad Stahelski in attendance...

Menchie's Asks Fans "Why Pick Sides?" With The Launch Of A Partnership With Oreo »

August 28, 2014 at 6:13AM PDT | Source: Menchie's

Menchie's Offers Two New Cookie Flavors and Oreo Toppings
ENCINO, Calif. - August 28, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Menchie's, North America's fastest growing self-serve frozen yogurt franchise, is delighted to launch not one, but two new flavors on September 1st that give yogurt lovers the choice of Just the Cookie or Just the Creme. To maximize these delicious flavors, Menchie's recommends swirling both flavors together to instantly create the mouthwatering taste of "America's Favorite Cookie."
Just the Cookie combines real chocolate cookie crumbs swirled with cocoa, bringing to mind the classic flavor of Oreo® sandwich chocolate cookies. The flavor's partner in crime Just the Creme takes dessert to the next level by offering sweet vanilla creme filling...

MY SALON Suite Announces Grand Opening Of New South Tampa Location »

August 28, 2014 at 6:10AM PDT | Source: MY SALON Suite

Premier Salon Suites Leader Expands Presence in Florida with Six Luxurious Locations Now Open
NEW ORLEANS - Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - MY SALON Suite, the leader in premier salon suites franchises, announced today that its newest upscale location in South Tampa, Florida is hosting a grand opening event on Monday, September 8 from 4-7 p.m. Located in the historic Britton Plaza, MY SALON Suite of South Tampa invites everyone in the community to attend this free event to meet some of the best health and beauty professionals in the business, while enjoying appetizers, wine, product giveaways, tours and beauty demonstrations.
"We're excited to give the community an opportunity to tour our upscale beauty complex, experience our luxuriously private salon suites, and meet some of the best stylists in the city," said Heather Tomasello, property owner at MY SALON Suite of South Tampa...

Curves Hosts National Open House Week In Honor Of Me Time »

August 28, 2014 at 5:52AM PDT | Source: Curves International

Recent Survey Finds Nearly Seven in Ten Women Would Like More "Me Time"; Participating Curves Offering Free Workout and Tour of the "All New" Curves September 15th-20th
Woodway, TX – August 15, 2014 – Curves International, Inc., (http://www.curves.com/) the largest chain of fitness centers for women in the world, announced today that participating Curves are hosting an Open House the week of September 15-20, 2014 and new members can receive 30 days free,* in addition to a free workout. The Open House week provides women with the opportunity to check out their local "all-new" Curves and take some important "me time" for themselves.
According to a new survey conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of Curves, nearly seven in ten (67%) women responded would like more "me time" in a given week for their personal interests and hobbies...

Link Staffing Services Recieves 2014 Best Business Of College Station Award »

August 28, 2014 at 5:46AM PDT | Source: Link Staffing Services

College Station Award Program Honors the Achievement
College Station - August 26, 2014 - Link Staffing Services has been selected for the 2014 Best Businesses of College Station Award in the Employment Agencies category by the Best Businesses of College Station Award Program.
Each year, the Best Businesses of College Station Award Program identifies companies that have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the College Station area a great place to live, work and play.
Zachary Collard, Franchise Owner of Link Staffing's Bryan/College Station location, said "As a service focused business provider, we accept this award proudly and it serves as a reminder of why we come to work every day...

Lana Sue Lezcano Joins EXIT Realty In Bradenton »

August 28, 2014 at 5:45AM PDT | Source: EXIT Realty

Bradenton, FL (Grassroots Newswire) August 25, 2014 -- Lana Sue Lezcano joined EXIT Sunset Realty in Bradenton.
"We're excited to welcome Lana Sue to EXIT Realty," says Douglas Clark, Owner/Broker of EXIT Sunset Realty. "EXIT is growing and attracting quality business people like Lana Sue each and every day."
Lana Sue Lezcano, moved to Southwest Florida from Southern Indiana. As a resident of the Gulf Coast of Florida for over 34 years, comes experience and knowledge, with the insight of the current real estate market. Lana Sue listens closely to her client's direction, she specifically tailors detailed information, to avoid wasting her clients time to reach what they are looking for. “I go above and beyond for my clients and exactly what is expected from me,” stated Lana Sue...

ServiceMaster SouthWest Of Stafford, TX Expands Their Digital Marketing Campaign By Joining RestorationMasterFinder.com »

August 28, 2014 at 5:40AM PDT | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
ServiceMaster Clean Opportunities Available

Stafford, TX (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 - ServiceMaster SouthWest is a ServiceMaster franchise located in Stafford, TX that services Stafford, Sugar Land, Houston, and other nearby communities of Fort Bend County, Texas. They have recently expanded their internet marketing campaign with Proceed Innovative by joining RestorationMasterFinder.com and adding micro-sites for the Stafford and Sugar Land, TX service areas to this website.
RestorationMaster Finder, or RMF, is a lead generating website built by Proceed Innovative to provide cost-effective leads to ServiceMaster franchises that offer disaster restoration and cleaning services. By joining RMF, ServiceMaster SouthWest is expanding their digital outreach to a much larger online audience...

Miracle Method Surface Refinishing Impresses At The American Society Of Healthcare Engineering Conference »

August 28, 2014 at 5:34AM PDT | Source: Miracle Method Surface Refinishing

Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 - For the third consecutive year, Miracle Method Surface Refinishing exhibited at the American Society of Healthcare Engineering Conference (ASHE). More than 2,000 healthcare facility managers, project managers, and hospital executives attended the National ASHE Conference August 3-5 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
The ability to upgrade and permanently seal tile grout using Miracle Method's surface refinishing process generated a great deal of interest. "While the end result of our process is attractive, durable, and cost effective, there are additional—and perhaps even greater—advantages for the healthcare industry," says Don Dominick, VP of National Accounts for Miracle Method...

PrideStaff Expands With New Staffing And Employment Agency In Portland, OR »

August 28, 2014 at 5:32AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

August 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // Portland, OR - PrideStaff, a national staffing organization, is pleased to announce the opening of a new staffing and employment agency in Portland, OR. The new office will offer a full range of staffing and employment services in a variety of professional and light industrial disciplines serving the Portland West area.
"The Portland business community has a unique, intense energy that's one of the fastest growing in the country," said Robert Cohen, Owner and Strategic-Partner of the Portland West PrideStaff office. "Local professionals, like me, are transforming their passions into business opportunities and I look forward to putting my experience to use and making a difference in the community."
As a national staffing services organization, PrideStaff provides a full range of staffing and employment services for companies and job seekers...

PrideStaff Releases 2014 Workforce Hiring Projections Survey Findings »

August 28, 2014 at 5:30AM PDT | Source: PrideStaff

August 28, 2014 // Franchising.com // PrideStaff has released the results of its 2014 Workforce Hiring Projections Survey, designed to gauge workforce and hiring trends across the U.S. Conducted in May, the online survey was completed by nearly 1,000 individuals, representing a wide range of industries and company sizes.
Overall, the results show that business growth and increased demand are the key drivers of hiring. Throughout 2013 and into 2014, unemployment rates continued to creep lower, creating hiring challenges that threaten continued business growth. Specifically, respondents cited "shortage of qualified talent" (56.2%), "budget/payroll constraints" (32.5%), "lack of time to hire" (8.4%), and "the cost of hiring" (2.9%) as the biggest hiring challenges they face...



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